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Lily Ives
Hi, I'm Lily and I am the editor in chief. I love literature, Orville Peck, and Dead Poets Society. I have strong opinions on basically every topic.

"Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it" - Donna Tartt, The Secret History

Lily Ives, Editor In Chief

Dec 14, 2020
Gay Representation in Film and Book: a Brief Introduction (Story)
Dec 10, 2020
Elliot Pages Comes Out as Trans, Comforts Hundreds (Story)
Nov 21, 2020
According to Lily: Accepted Discrimination in the Forms of Transphobia and Abelism (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
COVID-19 and High Schools Around the States (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
Psychedelics: a Potential Treatment for Mental Illnesses (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
According to Lily: the Decriminalization and Legalization of Hard Drugs (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
New Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett Poses a Threat to the Rights of Many (Story)
Oct 24, 2020
Podcasts and YouTube: Alternatives to your Regular Halloween Activities (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Oscar Wilde: a Man Worth Remembering (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
According to Lily: How are Politics are Treated on Social Media (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women: A Horrifying Inequity in Death (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
The Startling Increase in the Deaths of Innocent Black Trans Women (Story)
Sep 26, 2020
According to Lily: J.K. Rowling and the Cruel World of Transphobia (Story)
Sep 24, 2020
Protests Around the Nation: Black Lives Matter and Colorado (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
A Timeline of CHSAA and High School Sports in the Time of COVID-19 (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Have I Been Here Before? : an Exploration of “Liminal” spaces (Story)
Aug 30, 2020
A Most Excellent Return : Bill and Ted are Back For a Third Film (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Your Questions About This School Year Answered (Story)
May 12, 2020
Police Officers Work to Perpetuate an Already Corrupt Justice System (Story)
May 12, 2020
According to Lily: Why The Word ‘Hero’ is Dehumanizing (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
FDA Changes Blood Donation Guidelines for Gay Men (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
According to Lily: the Flaws Revealed by COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
Citizens in Greenland Worship Cars 2 (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
Joe Mama Joke Nominated as the Funniest Joke in Human History (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
According to Lily: What Even is Classic Literature? (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Famous Musical West Side Story is Once Again in Hot Water (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Ignorance About History Causes the Continuous Denial of the Holocaust (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
The Internet Continues to Exacerbate the Love of Serial Killers (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Louisa May Alcott’s Classic Masterfully Adapted by Greta Gerwig (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Planned Parenthood Offers Reproductive Health Care to All (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Annotating in Books Deemed as Destructive (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
The Current Status of Impeachment Process (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Cancel Culture Complicates Media Consumption (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
The Romanticizing of Mental Illness Stigmatizes Mental Health (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Nature of Media Concentration Impacts General Public (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Standardized Testing: Why it’s the Farthest Thing From Helpful (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Matrix Film Series Returns With a Fourth Installment (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Emos Rejoice: My Chemical Romance Makes a Triumphant Return (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Park County Teachers Protest Over Wages (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
The Blair Witch Project Casts a Spell on Generations (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Classic Literature Creates an Enduring Legacy in Film (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Art Remains a Medium too Broad for Simple Adjectives (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Protests Over Hong Kong Extradition Bill Escalates (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
New United Kingdom Prime Minister Stirs Controversey (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Gun Violence Inspires the Need for Stricter Gun Laws (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Breaking News: Vaping Carcinogens Make Ones Life Better (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Anti-vaccination Movement and the Ongoing Denial of Science (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
New Horizon’s Spacecraft Completes Flyby of Ultima Thule (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Classic Stories are Hitting your Instagram Stories Now (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
The Fantastic Denver Production of Oklahoma (Story)
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